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Do You Really Save Money at Dollar Stores?
Dollar stores are a great concept – at least in theory. They have almost every conceivable item, and all of it on sale for one dollar. Compared to the typical grocery store, or even the big box retailers like Walmart, there’s a lot of savings to be had. But do you really save money at dollars s Continue Reading
Why Teach Your Kids How to Cook?
When our kids were very young we began teaching them how to cook. In fact, we have videos of my son helping me cook pancakes for breakfast when he was just four years old! There wasn’t much he could do at that age, but I did have him mix the batter and sometimes flip the pancakes on the griddle. N Continue Reading
Do Science and Technology Invalidate Faith in God?
Nuclear energy…the microchip…the electron microscope…the internet…we even put a man on the moon! Darn, we’re pretty stinking smart these days, aren’t we? We’re impressing the heck out of ourselves—what will they (meaning we) come up with next? If we can do all of this, if we can Continue Reading
You need to make the stock allocation changes. You don’t need to get them 100% right and you can still be far ahead of those who aren’t making changes at all. Continue Reading
Find a person who could find some use for your "junk" and would be willing to pay for it, rather than throwing it out... Continue Reading
By Kevin M Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Digg, Stumbleupon. When we think of the social media, we often think of it as mostly a toy to be used to connect with others and to entertain ourselves, or as a place to peddle income producing wares. But what about using it to drive ideas that are important Continue Reading
By Kevin M Twitter can seem daunting at times. It’s the preverbal “fire hose of information” coming at you so fast it’s almost incomprehensible--the information superhighway of the information superhighway. To the outside observer, it can seem as if there’s no logical purpose to it, Continue Reading
By Kevin M With nearly 8,000 followers on Twitter, this is a question I’m getting pretty regularly these days. Most people assume I’ve signed up with an automated follower system, which isn’t remotely true. No, it’s just a regular routine—what’s now a habit—applied consistently ov Continue Reading
Anyone with a laptop within a reasonable distance of our house can hook up to our internet line for free! How do you stop that? Continue Reading
By Kevin M Last Saturday night, we decided to go see Avatar, a highly acclaimed movie that lived up to its billing. It was the first time we’d been to the movies this year, and I’m almost embarrassed to admit that the reason we decided to go at all was that our daughter was at a weekend slee Continue Reading